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would require labels on foods that are genetically modified. teresa garcia reports the fight is getting loud and expensive. >> reporter: supporters of california's proposition 37 took to the streets of oakland. the organic consumers association has gathered over 200,000 signatures in support of the measure. it calls for labeling foods containing genetically modified organisms or gmos. on the other side corporations have contributed $35 million to fight prop 37 with biotech giant momsanto leading the way. >> i'm a very worried grocer. >> reporter: labels would be a costly burden for the voters this man said. >> every shipment we get, every product every time, we need to keep records, written records of that. >> reporter: the vast majority of corn and soybeans grown in this country come from genetically modified seeds engineered in a lab to resist insects and pesticides. those crops are then used in a huge variety of processed foods from cereals to sodas. prop 37 would inform shoppers those products contain gmos. the food giants claim the labels will make consumers think there's something
federal oversight to make sure this doesn't happen again. teresa garcia tells us a death in florida has been linked to a tainted steroid injection. >> reporter: george kerry and his family are in mourning and in fear. >> we're trying to keep ourselves together and focus right now on healing ourselves. >> reporter: his wife died last week of a stroke. she was diagnosed with fungal meningitis after receiving an injection of a tainted steroid. george received similar injections and is awaiting test results to see if he's also infected. >> i think that right now the grief and disbelief that something like this could happen is still there. >> reporter: on tuesday new jersey became the 10th state to report an infection. 119 cases have been confirmed by the centers for disease control, 11 of them fatal. ron barb from tennessee is awaiting test results. he received two injections for back pain last month. >> symptoms started this morning with a slight stiff neck and headache. >> reporter: officials in tennessee said they identified a second fungus, a fungus most doctors would not see. cdc says
-- shulman proposed last november. >>> police are called to the lindsay lohan hotel. >> teresa garcia has that story and more in this look at entertainment. >> reporter: more trouble for behind say lohan in -- lindsay lohan in new york city this weekend. police responded to the w hotel after the actress said she'd been physically assaulted. lohan claims a fight started over pictures of her on 25-year- old christian labella's cell phone. police couldn't substantiate the allegation and released him. the new york film festival is under way. life of pie based on the best selling book about a boy who survived a shipwreck living on a raft with a tiger and other wild an a malls opened the festival. >> it's a great story. great book. very awe inspiring. >> reporter: the festival closes on october 14 with flight starring denzel washington in a role inspired by real life hero pilot captain chelsea sully sullenberger. the auction house in london is holding a week-long auction of james bond memorabilia. just a few weeks after double 07's 50th anniversary, the new bond flick opens in imax theaters on
the immune systems of children with the so-called bubble boy disease. >> teresa garcia has more on this breakthrough research. >> reporter: the amesley family has been dealing with a rare disease since their son was born. >> he started getting really bad coughs, sol mitting and throwing up. >> reporter: 5-year-old colton has severe combined immune deficiency or skid also known as bubble boy disease. he's missing a gene needed for his immune system to develop. kids with the condition are extremely vulnerable to viruses and bacteria and can die within one to two years if not treated. until now a bone marrow transplant or lifelong enzyme injections were the only option. but now ucla researchers are using an experimental gene therapy with low dose chemotherapy. >> to take some bone marrow from the skid baby and in the laboratory add back to it a normal copy of the gene that they're missing that's causing skid and then transporting them back with their own barrow. >> reporter: just 30 to 40 kids are born every year in the u.s. with skids. there was a one in four chance colton's littl
is the victim of a jewel heist. >> teresa garcia has those stories and more. >> reporter: police are trying to track down a thief who stole $127,000 worth of jewelry from actress julianne moore. the oscar nominee was shooting a movie in canada this summer while as many as two dozen construction workers had access to the new york city apartment. she says ten pieces of jewelry were swiped. >>> they're not in kansas anymore. the ruby slip fresh the "wizard of oz" and the blue and white dress judy garland wore are going on display in london this month. the shoes are on loan from the smithsonian. the dress is privately owned. >>> this will be the first time dorothy's costume has been together since the movie was made in 1939. >>> welcome to the butter competition! >> jennifer garner was in new york promoting her new comedy "butter." it centers around a butter carving contestant in iowa. she plays an ultra competitive woman who wants to be governor. >> i wasn't trying to be any one person. more just -- making her up. >> reporter: "butter" also stars hugh jackman and olivia wilde and it opens toda
comedy. teresa garcia has more. >> reporter: walt disney studios released photographs of johnny depp to lasso moviegoers for the upcoming adventure flick. the they're bringing the lone ranger to the big screen. the trailer for the lone ranger is out today exclusively on itunes. the movie hits theaters next july. anna kendrick and brittany snowe were in new york promoting their new comedy called pitch perfect. they did their own singing a cappella. >> we weren't thinking about the fact that we didn't have, you know, instrumentation behind us. >> reporter: they weren't sure how they would sound once filming again but in the end she was pleased. >> when we were rehearsing we had that moment of wow, this kind of sounds good. >> reporter: pitch perfect opens nationwide on friday. no doubt taylor wift is among the acts that will perform at the european awards next monday. super model heidi klum will host the ceremony. hbo announced the sunday night crime series boardwalk empire will return for a fourth season next year. the show won four emmy awards last month and was nominated for best dr
parents. teresa garcia has more. >> reporter: alexis rubio's mother made sure her daughter was vaccinated for hpv when she was 15 years old. >> the doctor told my mom it could prevent cancer in the future and stds and my mom agreed to get it for my own health. >> reporter: the vaccine protects against human papilloma virus which can cause cervical cancer. merck fund add new kaiser permanente study that looked at nearly 200,000 girls and young women in california who received the full three doses of the vaccine and found it's generally safe. >> the vaccine helps protect you against that exposure to that infection which down the line can be a risk to you for different types of cancers. >> reporter: researchers found two possible minor side effects associated with the shot. fainting the day of the injection and skin infections within two weeks after. doctors hope vaccination rates will rise as a result of this study. the centers for disease control says only 35% of girls in the u.s. got the number of recommended doses last year. hpv is a common sexual infection. the cdc is now recommending b
. teresa garcia has the latest. >> it has a strong -- >> reporter: george kerry and his family are in mourning and in fear. >> we are trying to keep ourselves together and focus right now on healing ourselves. >> reporter: kerry's wife lillian died last week of a stroke. she was diagnosed with fungal meningitis after receiving an injection of a tainted steroid. george received similar injections and is awaiting test results to see if he is also infected. >> i think that right now the grief and disbelief that something like this could happen is still there. >> reporter: on tuesday new jersey became the tenth state to report an infection. 119 cases have been confirmed by the centers for disease control, 11 of them fatal. ron barb of tennessee is also awaiting test results. he received two injections of the steroid for back pain last month. >> symptoms started this morning with a slight stiff neck and a headache. >> reporter: officials in tennessee say they've identified a second fungus in the vials of tainted steroid, a fungus most doctors would normally never see. the cdc says 1
. teresa garcia reports. >> reporter: the medicare fraud strike force took aim at 91 defendants including doctors and nurses in one of the largest health care fraud busts. arrests were made in baton rouge, brooklyn, chicago, dallas, houston, los angeles and miami. the charges involve allege treatment and services that were eater medically unnecessary or in some cases never actually provided. the u.s. attorney general says the fraud amounts to nearly $430 million in false billings. >> the total includes over $to 30 million in home health care fraud, more than $100 million in mental health care fraud and approximately $49 million in ambulancing transportation fraud. >> reporter: prosecutors say alpha ambulance in los angeles is responsible for the whopping transportation fraud, four top people in the company were arrested. >> can someone there speak to us about the four that were arrested from your business? >> i have no idea. >> reporter: according to the indictment two of the defendants instructed employees here at alpha ambulance to document a reason for runs even if one did not exist. >
hope it's the start of a national trend. teresa garcia, cbs news, los angeles. >>> the 91-year-old mayor of river falls alabama has resigned after pleading guilty to stealing from the small town. mary hixon admitted to stealing $201,000 in the last three years. she was sentenced to ten years in prison. because of her advanced age that term was suspended. years of theft left the city all but broke. hixon and her estate will have to repay that money. she looks like such an innocent cute old lady. residents who were elected to come forward because she's a little old lady. who can you trust nowadays? you got to watch everybody. doesn't make any sense. coming up after your local news on cbs "this morning" the hidden fees in your checking account. you don't want to miss that. i'm terrell brown in new york. this is the "cbs morning news". i'm terrell brown in new york. this is the "cbs morning news". i love my extrabucks rewards, and right now, they're doubling! so, when i shop -- i earn twice as much with double extrabucks rewards. that's two times the rewards! yeah, that's what doub
, and that is your eye on entertainment. teresa garcia, cbs news, los angeles. >>> good morning. i had to make sure it was morning. i'm hike hide, -- i'm mike haiduk, it is monday. this is monika samtani. good morning. >> this is jessica doyle in for andrea roane who will be
. >> reporter: a warning that comes too late for his wife. teresa garcia, cbs news. >> there is now congressional pressure to get more oversight. lawmakers from both parties in both houses of congress are calling for briefings to investigate tighter drug safety regulations. >>> 5:20. let's take another look at the question of the morning. "u.s.a. today" says 3% -- just 3% of americans will admit to eating here. is it a, on the floor, b, in the tub, or c, in bed. >> this response was posted on the wusa9 facebook fan page by jennifer morgan. she writes i've been guilty of all three. >> log on total facebook fan page and leave your response. we'll let you know what the answer is in about an hour or so >>> 5:24. we have an interesting thick going on this morning. you wear something light, moderate. out west we have temps in the low to mid-40s so probably a heavier jacket. we're in the upper 50s now. a light jacket. that's all you're going to need. don't worry about the green. this is spotty drizzle more so than showers. by 9:00 we're near 6 # degrees. warming up to near 50 in the shenan
's struggle to find love. >> teresa garcia sat down with the stars to discuss the new film "the sessions." >> john hawks takes on the most challenging role of his career in "the sessions." he plays mark o brian a poet and journalist who survived polio as a child but couldn't walk and needed an iron lung to both. when he was 38 -- breathe. when he was 38 he decided it was time to discover love. he confides his desires to a catholic priest played by william h. macy. >> have sex with a person known as a sex surrogate who would be sensitive to my special needs. >> the priest thinks on it and prays on it and says yes, do it. >> academy award-winning actress helen hunt plays the professional who helps o'brien experience intimacy. >> i play a sex surrogate. >> talking to his real life sex surface helped her -- surrogate helped her prepare for the role. >> i thought i want to be like that. shall we get undressed? >> john hawks says playing someone so physically come compromised was extremely challenging. >> i help make this soccer ball size piece of foam a place under the mid-way left side of my
that was large enough to hold in your hands. marble quarter-sized. this one coming in from teresa garcia in gilroy. and then not only enough to put in your hand, but cover streets. this is really just extremely dangerous what we saw move in this afternoon, covering front lawns, also probably producing some damage here to some of the cars with winds that did top 50 miles per hour as well. so that zone of the heaviest weather came from 3:30 to 4:30 this afternoon in gilroy. but now we're starting to see once again things quiet down for right now, but keep your eyes to the sky as we still could have more stray lightning strikes here this afternoon and also this evening. in the south bay, east bay, and also for the peninsula. you definitely want to seek shelter and head inside. if you hear that thunder, you're close enough to be struck by that lightning. let's take you outside of that live hd sky camera network. we have some lift to the clouds right now across san jose. we may have a few isolated thunderstorms again continuing over the next three to six hours. winds getting kicked up in san
on entertainment, teresa garcia, cbs news, los angeles. >>> good morning. thank you for watching 9news now at 5:00 a.m. i'm andrea roane. >> why are you seeing so much pink? >> buddy check 9 day. it's the 9th of october, the 19th year we've been doing buddy check 9. >> we're all celebrating. good morning. i'm mike hydeck. good morning, monika samtani. >> we've got to get pink blazers, you and i. >> what makes you think i don't have one. >> mm. >> that's on you. >> weather wise, you might need something a little waterproof this morning as we've got some light, maybe a pink rain jacket -- some light rain showers going on right now. they'll be sticking around for a few more hours. i think it's going to get much better by later this afternoon. here's a look at your day planner. we'll see temperatures only in the mid-50s by noon but still plenty of clouds around. maybe a break or two, especially north and west. more breaks in the cloud cover this afternoon with a 3:00 p.m. reading of 59. high about 60. then 6:00 p.m. we'll be back to 59 degrees. yeah, we are looking kind of damp there on wisconsin a
the message is wake up, america. >> reporter: a warning that comes too late for his wife. teresa garcia, cbs news. >> take a quick break. up next on a wednesday morning your weather forecast and in sports a biker tries to go evil kneivel over a canyon in utah. ? it's eb. eggland's best eggs. better taste. better nutrition. better eggs. it's eb. i have a cold, and i took nyquil, but i'm still stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] it doesn't have a decongestant. no way. [ male announcer ] sorry. alka-seltzer plus fights your worst cold symptoms plus has a fast-acting decongestant to relieve your stuffy nose. thanks. [ male announcer ] you're welcome. that's the cold truth! [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus. ♪ oh what a relief it is! [ male announcer ] try new alka-seltzer plus severe allergy to treat allergy symptoms plus sinus congestion and pain. [ male announcer ] try new alka-seltzer plus severe allergy you've been there. you pick out a makeup thinking it's your shade until you actually try it out. now, i have a make up tha
for remnants of ancient earth cultures. that's your eye on entertainment. teresa garcia, cbs news, los angeles. >>> thank you for keeping your eye on 9news now at 6:00 a.m. good morning. i'm andrea roane. it's october 9, bud chi check 9 -- buddy check 9 day. we're marking the 19th anniversary of this health initiative at the station. >> i'm mike hydeck. good morning. good morning, monika samtani. >> we're all in the pink. >> howard is in the pink. the weather is a little damp, though. >> it's going to get much better this afternoon. we'll get rid of the showers this morning. nice this afternoon, late this afternoon. then a pretty good stretch of weather starting tomorrow right through the weekend.
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